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May 29, 2024

Medics Monthly Round Up | May 2024

Don’t want to miss an update? Sign up to our monthly round ups and get it straight to your inbox. Last month we launched our new Medics User Group (MUG), which saw…
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May 20, 2024

NHS Productivity: It’s all in the (Job) Planning

NHS Productivity: It's all in the (Job) Planning Blog by Darren Kilroy, Medical Director - International, RLDatix The 2024 Spring Budget might not have been the thing to put a…
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April 24, 2024

Medics Monthly Round Up | April 2024

Don’t want to miss an update? Sign up to our monthly round ups and get it straight to your inbox. April saw our first Medics User Group gather together to discuss all…
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April 12, 2024

Creating safer care in the community: In conversation with Paula Guest, Midlands Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust

We recently spoke to Paula Guest, Safer Staffing Implementation Lead (Community Nursing) at Midlands Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust, about how they are using the Allocate eCommunity system for their…
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April 11, 2024

Creating safer care in the community: In conversation with Trish Nolan, Midlands Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust

We recently spoke to Trish Nolan, Head of Digital Skills and Business Change at Midlands Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust, about how the integration between Allocate eCommunity and their Electronic…
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April 8, 2024

In conversation with Midlands Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust | Paula Guest

We recently chatted to Paula Guest (Safer Staffing Lead (Community Nursing) at Midlands Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust about how Allocate eCommunity is helping the Trust to plan realistically and…
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April 8, 2024

In conversation with Midlands Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust | Trish Nolan

We recently spoke to Trish Nolan (Head of Digital Skills and Business Change) at Midlands Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust about the operational efficiencies they have seen since integrating Allocate…
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March 22, 2024

Medics Monthly Round Up | March 2024

March has been all about customer events. Read this month’s Round Up to discover about our recent Assure Appraisal Network event, and our upcoming Medics User Group and Focus Groups.…
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February 28, 2024

Top 10 things to know about the Allocate eCommunity and Rio Electronic Patient Record integration

You might think that a community scheduling tool simply supports you to create team schedules. But did you know that it can also help you to provide continuity of care,…
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February 22, 2024

Medics Monthly Round Up | February 2024

Our February edition of the Medics Monthly Round Up is filled with information of how you can get involved with our new User Group and Networks, as well as information…
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February 15, 2024

Allocate Rewind 2023

Look back and reflect on what we’ve been up to in 2023 and how we continue to support our customers in delivering safer, quality care.
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February 6, 2024

The True Value of Intelligent Community Care Scheduling with Allocate eCommunity

With capacity across the whole healthcare system being stretched, additional pressure is being put on community care teams to pick up extra demand, creating some familiar challenges: Having the time…
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February 1, 2024

Key learnings from the webinar: Demystifying Direct Engagement for the temporary staffing challenge of today

Want to find out what we learnt on our recent webinar? Keep reading to discover all the key learnings Hannah Brooks (DE Subject Matter Expert) shared. If you’d like to…
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January 24, 2024

Medics Monthly Round Up | January 2024

It’s our first edition of 2024. In this Round Up, we share highlights from our recent Medics Rostering Focus Group, provide an update on Assure Appraisal and share our latest…
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January 12, 2024

How to transform your non-emergency patient transport

Almost all NHS organisations spend a huge amount on non-emergency patient transport, including taxis, ambulances, couriers etc. Evidence shows delays in patient discharge cause significant patient flow issues and are…
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January 8, 2024

Top Tips for Implementing a Direct Engagement Model

 From tips on boosting compliance rates and how to standardise agency rates, to effectively engaging with your agencies, download this guide to set you on the path to success with…
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December 20, 2023

5 Key Considerations for Harnessing Student Placement Capacity to Increase Productivity at your Organisation

With the publication of the NHS Long Term Workforce Plan in June 2023, capacity and productivity has been a key topic within workforce planning across the NHS. Rose Hagreen (Head…
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December 12, 2023

Medics Monthly Round Up | December 2023

Our December edition wraps up the year with our look back on what has been happening in the world of medical workforce management. Plus keep reading to discover our new…
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December 12, 2023

RLDatix Awards 2023 Results

In the world of health and care, excellence is all about the hard work and dedication of countless healthcare professionals and organisations. We at RLDatix believe it's important to acknowledge…
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November 23, 2023

Medics Monthly Round Up | November 2023

In our November edition, we have a round up of the latest product news, a recap on available courses surrounding medics workforce management, and your invite to our latest network…
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October 24, 2023

Medics Monthly Roundup | October 2023

October has been a busy month in the world of Medics Workforce Management. From our annual People Summit and attending NAMPS, to more Community Catch Ups and new resources, we…
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October 20, 2023

RLDatix’s complimentary agency assessments – helping trusts to save £210 million in agency staffing costs

To mark this milestone we talked to Hannah Brookes, Allocate StaffDirect Customer Representative, to find out more about the Allocate StaffDirect system and exactly what is involved in an agency…
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October 18, 2023

RLDatix Awards 2023 Winners

The RLDatix Awards ceremony, which took place on 17th October 2023, celebrates and rewards those who have made a material and positive difference to the people in their organisation, their…
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October 3, 2023

6 Most Asked Questions on how to support a Better Patient Flow for Winter Resilience Plans

The NHS (National Health Service) continues to experience significant pressures on patient flow and capacity following the pandemic, adding to the growing backlog of patients. To help plan and mitigate…
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September 25, 2023

Medics Monthly Roundup | September 2023

Don’t want to miss any updates? Sign up to our monthly updates and get them straight to your inbox. We’ve made some major updates to Allocate JobPlan and Allocate Rota…
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September 13, 2023

In conversation with Marie Curie & Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS FT: Transforming workforce planning for more consistent patient care in the community

With a renewed focus on improving productivity in healthcare and plans for more care to be provided in the community, we chatted to Marie Curie and Guy’s and Thomas’s NHS…
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September 5, 2023

The top 9 things a digital Direct Engagement solution eliminates

For a long time, Direct Engagement has been seen as a risky solution to the temporary staffing challenge. These risks have mainly focused around employee tax complications, non-compliant employment schemes…
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August 30, 2023

Medics Monthly Roundup | August 2023

Don’t want to miss any updates? Sign up to our monthly updates and get them straight to your inbox. To help you better understand how calculations work within Allocate Rota,…
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August 2, 2023

The benefits of integrating a community workforce planning tool with an Electronic Patient Record (EPR) system

Using a digital solution for your community workforce planning is an effective way to support capacity and demand planning, creating fairer and more realistic caseloads and matching clinician skillsets to…
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July 31, 2023

Your Guide to Writing an Award-Winning Entry in the RLDatix Awards 2023

The nominations for RLDatix Awards 2023 are now open! The categories and criteria are available on our website, and we look forward to receiving your nominations and entries soon. Before…
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July 28, 2023

Medics Monthly Roundup | July 2023

In July’s edition, we share our new on-demand content from our recent Community Catch Up and new videos from the Academy Team. Plus, you can book your tickets for this…
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July 4, 2023

A Digital Procurement Platform for Patient Transport: Why do NHS Trusts use it?

Last month, we sat down with Chris Ackerman (Director of Delivery and Implementation for Allocate Transport Marketplace, RLDatix) to discuss the recent challenges faced by the NHS and how we…
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July 3, 2023

Help to improve non-emergency patient transport in the NHS

The demand for emergency care has never been greater and it’s vital that we do everything possible to help them to keep up with this demand. Non-emergency patient transport services…
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June 27, 2023

New RLDatix and Access Rio EPR integration frees community nurses from admin, creating more efficient schedules and consistent care for patients

An integration between RLDatix’s electronic community workforce planning tool, Allocate eCommunity and Access Rio's electronic patient safety record will enable more efficient planning of demand and capacity, focused on matching…
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June 26, 2023

Medics Monthly Roundup | June 2023

In this June bumper edition, we share with you recent updates to solutions, invite you to take part in our next round of Community Catch Up’s and collaborative programmes, plus…
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June 16, 2023

Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust launches Allocate eCommunity to flexibly manage community care and prioritise patient needs

Discover how Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust (GSTT), a leading healthcare provider in the UK, overcame the challenges of managing a dynamic urgent care service by implementing Allocate…
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June 12, 2023

Rethinking Patient Safety: Building Capacity through Collaboration

Patient safety is a crucial aspect of healthcare that demands our attention and continuous improvement. Recently, a team from RLDatix attended an enlightening workshop session at the International Forum for…
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May 30, 2023

Medics Monthly Roundup | May 2023

In our May Round Up, we share with you news on our next Community Catch Up and reflect on the recent International Forum on Quality & Safety in Healthcare. Don’t…
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April 27, 2023

Medics Monthly Roundup | April 2023

In this edition, check out what was discussed and shared during our first job planning Community Catch Up, as well as your opportunity to watch back our recent Activity-Based Webinar…
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April 27, 2023

Three ways a digital solution can help make job planning easier

In our recent content series, we have been exploring the importance of job planning for AHPs. We’ve discussed how Job Planning is the best way to link resources with quality…
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March 29, 2023

Emotional Safety is Patient Safety

Dr Darren Kilroy (Medical Director, International, RLDatix) reflects on the BMJ Journal: Emotional Safety is Patient Safety. These are interesting and changing times for how ‘safety’ is framed in health.…
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March 29, 2023

Medics Monthly Roundup | March 2023

In this edition, we share details of upcoming events where our Product and Success teams share their insights along with hearing from several organisations on their journeys with job planning.…
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March 24, 2023

Helping you to take control of your agency staffing spend

Following the news in July 2022 of NHS England’s agency staffing ceiling – cutting agency spend by at least 10% in each integrated care system, we have been supporting Trusts…
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March 23, 2023

Three Bugbears of Spreadsheets for ER Case Management

Employee Relations (ER) cases can be complex. Tracking, recording and monitoring all activity relating to an ER Case can be tricky to store and manage effectively within spreadsheets and inboxes.…
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March 22, 2023

Job Planning for AHPs: What’s the Need?

According to NHS England Job planning is “an important means of linking best use of resources with quality outcomes for patients and as a useful element in service redesign. By…
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March 14, 2023

Allocate InstantPay allows NHS staff to access their pay more flexibly as 200,000 NHS staff work extra shifts to make ends meet

NHS staff facing up to the cost-of-living crisis are being helped by a financial wellbeing platform which allows them to choose when they get paid.    It comes as new figures…
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February 27, 2023

Impact and Influence in Patient Safety

There is arguably nothing more emotive to ask anyone involved in health and care than what they see as the single most significant element in assuring safety. On one level…
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February 27, 2023

Medics Monthly Roundup | February 2023

In our February Round Up, our teams share their latest content designed to help you and your organisations with job planning and activity based rostering. Don’t want to miss any…
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February 27, 2023

Webinar Series: Are you aware of the ‘basics’ when it comes to managing annual leave?

For best practice, we encourage you to attend all five sessions. Following the webinar series, these will be available via the Back to Basics Hub. In this session, we will go…
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February 23, 2023

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust: Creating a Streamlined Approach to Recording Annual Leave

At People Summit 2022, we heard from Sussex Partnership Foundation Trust who showcased how they are creating a streamlined approach to recording annual leave. We have captured the key takeaways…
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February 12, 2023

Assure HRCase delivers time savings for East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Trust

Assure HRCase delivers time savings for East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Trust Background East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust (ESNEFT) is the largest NHS organisation in the East…
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January 30, 2023

Medics Monthly Roundup | January 2023

For our first round up of 2023, we hear from the members of our medics community and the product team working on introducing new features and improvements to our medics…
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January 27, 2023

Urgent help for the NHS during the winter pressure

The NHS is under enormous pressure as they face the busiest winters in history, with the latest weekly data showing flu cases in hospitals increased by almost half putting additional…
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January 26, 2023

Making Healthcare Safer: Bringing Workforce, Safety & Risk Together

The link between workforce, risk and quality outcomes has never been so important. The Health and Social Care Committee have said “The NHS and social care sector are facing the…
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January 26, 2023

5 Tips for Responding to High Patient Transport Demand

It’s in the news almost every week – hours of waiting in response for an emergency call; ambulances lined-up outside strained A&E departments; expensive NHS taxi and private ambulance costs…
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January 25, 2023

Cost of Living

Over the last year the cost of living has risen astronomically – gas and electricity are at an all time high up 128% and 64% respectively compared to this time…
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January 24, 2023

Collaborating with the Healthcare Community

We've kicked off 2023 by collaborating with some of our customers across workforce and safety in healthcare. Scroll down to discover what the RLDatix community have been getting up to…
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December 16, 2022

Supporting you get Back to Basics this New Year

by Alex Martin – Customer Success Specialist     Last year, we launched our Back to Basics Campaign and Resource Hub, designed to help you do exactly that; ‘Get Back…
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December 13, 2022

Medics Monthly Roundup | December 2022

For our end of the year round up, we look back on our annual People Summit and share reflections from our Chief Medical Officer. Don’t want to miss any update?…
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November 25, 2022

Medics Monthly Roundup | November 2022

Check out latest round-up of the latest insights, resources, events and news for the medics workforce. Don’t want to miss any update? Sign up to our monthly updates and get…
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November 14, 2022

Going Back to Basics – 4 Steps to Managing your Rostering

Lyn McIntyre, Director of ICS Engagement at RLDatix writes: Back to Basics is a great concept when starting to think about the management of your rosters. If we think back…
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October 26, 2022

Medics Monthly Round Up | October 2022

Check out latest round-up of the latest insights, resources, events and news for the medics workforce. Don’t want to miss any update? Sign up to our monthly updates and get…
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October 14, 2022

Does the board assurance of 2019 remain fit for purpose in 2022?

Healthcare leaders operate in a challenging, even forbidding landscape. Much of the scenery may be familiar – staffing shortages, long waiting lists, political pressure – but what were steep hills…
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October 12, 2022

2 RLDatix teams take on the Trailwalker for charity.

On 24-25th September, 2 teams from RLDatix tackled the Oxfam Trailwalker; a 100km-long charity hike across the South Downs to be completed in a maximum of 30 hours. Facing a tough hilly…
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October 10, 2022

Six Steps to start practising Self-Compassion | World Mental Health Day

Today is World Mental Health Day – 10th October, a reminder to check in with yourself to ensure that you are taking simple steps to manage your mental health and…
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October 7, 2022

From 45% to 82% Direct Engagement Compliance & +80% in Agency Staffing Savings

University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust has 11,500 staff treating around 150,000 inpatients and day patients each year, including about 50,000 emergency admissions and seeing more than 624,000 people at…
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September 29, 2022

Views and Resources – September – October

Our round-up of the workforce news and resources you can’t afford to miss. Email us to join our monthly newsletter and get our insights straight to your inbox.    RESOURCES…
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September 22, 2022

Moving Forward Post Pandemic: Recovering from Clinician Burnout

Dr Darren Kilroy, Medical Director (International) at RLDatix writes: To say that wellbeing at work is a prerequisite to a happy and productive career seems almost too obvious to merit…
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September 21, 2022

10% Agency Reduction Target? Time to go ‘Back to Basics’ LP

It is late 2001. I am in my earlyish twenties, and I am sitting in an office somewhere in South Manchester. I am talking to a lady, let’s call her…
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September 20, 2022

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Allocate eCommunity

You always manage to surprise me with the variety of questions you ask me in Allocate eCommunity conversations and demos. Not that it’s a bad thing. I like to think…
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September 12, 2022

Stop thinking of health as a cost and start thinking of it as a value

After two years of connecting remotely, the International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare took place in person in Sydney in July. Our Medical Director, Dr Darren Kilroy gives his reflections…
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August 21, 2022

Supporting You to Get Back to Basics

The UK health and care system, as you know, is under unprecedented pressure that is being exacerbated by the workforce shortage. As an organisation providing risk management and workforce solutions…
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August 19, 2022

Views and Resources – August

Our round-up of the workforce news and resources you can’t afford to miss. Email us to join our monthly newsletter and get our insights straight to your inbox.   REPORT…
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August 18, 2022

10% Agency Reduction Target? Time to go ‘Back to Basics’ 

It is late 2001. I am in my earlyish twenties, and I am sitting in an office somewhere in South Manchester. I am talking to a lady, let’s call her…
BlogPolicyStat
May 3, 2022

Coventry & Rugby GP Alliance selects PolicyStat to build best practice policies

1. What are the drivers for Coventry & Rugby GP Alliance to move to PolicyStat? Our whole policy management process was very manual and lengthy. All our policies were stored…
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March 14, 2022

Driving out discrimination to ensure a safe space for all staff and patients

The focus of anyone who works within the NHS, first and foremost is to provide top quality care. But sometimes, there things that are out of our own control like…
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March 10, 2022

Seven practical steps to improve the working lives of temporary staff

Staff support lead at Northampton General Hospital. According to the Nuffield Trust, data based on 50 NHS trusts suggests that in the two years to August 2020, an estimated three…
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March 4, 2022

Benenden Hospital select PolicyStat to transition from inaccessible policies and flooded inboxes

PolicyStat, is technology that takes policies off the page and into practice supporting the welfare of patients and people, creating safer and more sustainable care. Beneden selected PolicyStat to simplify…
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February 10, 2022

The importance of supporting the health and wellbeing of staff during challenging times

Donna Griffiths, Chief People Officer at University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire (UHCW) NHS Trust, discusses how putting the focus on the wellbeing of employees during challenging times and introducing support…
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January 17, 2022

Tools Not Rules: 7 Tips for Bringing Policies to Life | PolicyStat

In part one of our two-part interview with Chris Day, Director of Engagement at the Care Quality Commission (CQC), we went back to basics to understand what makes a best-practice…
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January 17, 2022

Building Best-Practice Policies: CQC Chris Day’s Top 4 Considerations | PolicyStat

Rapid redeployment of staff to support changing care demand, the introduction of timely wellbeing initiatives to support people in their roles, are just two examples of how quickly organisations have…
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January 14, 2022

Why we need to change the culture surrounding temporary staffing in the NHS

Temporary staff have been called on throughout the pandemic. Having worked across different trusts, in temporary roles despite being a permanent member of NHS staff as a junior doctor, I…
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December 1, 2021

Compassionate Rosters & Rotas | Myth Busting and Practical Steps

Staff vacancy rates, burnout, patient waiting times and hospital bed occupancies are collectively putting an unprecedented degree of pressure on the health service. That’s prior to any Autumn/winter trends on…
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November 22, 2021

Policy Management Software Vs SharePoint: The Pros and Cons

Policies and procedures are the fibres that hold healthcare organisations together, they streamline and standardise daily operational activities, create efficiencies and enable smooth operations. Each organisation has unique policies and…
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November 22, 2021

Is your Intranet good enough for Policy Management?

Many healthcare organisations that are still using their Intranet for policy management are experiencing what we call "policy chaos". Policy chaos is a state of disorganisation and disarray, where policies…
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October 8, 2021

The need for care providers to diversify recruitment sources | Learnings from international leaders

Allocate Software spoke to Neil Eastwood, international speaker on care worker recruitment and retention, Founder and CEO of Care Friends (Global) and author of ‘Saving Social Care’, and Ross Bell,…
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September 24, 2021

How we are helping our staff and their partners cope with the grief of baby loss

Raffaela Goodby is Chief People Officer at Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Trust. She will be leading a session at this year’s Allocate People Summit, highlighting a ground-breaking new policy…
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September 24, 2021

The three phases of retention | Learnings from international leaders on improving staff retention in social care

Allocate Software spoke to Neil Eastwood, international speaker on care worker recruitment and retention, Founder and CEO of Care Friends (Global) and author of ‘Saving Social Care’, and Ross Bell,…
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September 17, 2021

Workforce challenges in social care | Learnings from international leaders

Allocate Software spoke to Neil Eastwood, international speaker on care worker recruitment and retention, Founder and CEO of Care Friends (Global) and author of ‘Saving Social Care’, and Ross Bell, Director…
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September 16, 2021

Louder than words | What does your workforce tech say about your culture?

At the last NHS Communicate event, we explored what your workforce tech is saying to your people. Led by Allocate’s Rupert Clarke and a panel of experts, we discussed what…
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September 2, 2021

Customer Spotlight: Workforce management and patient acuity at North Devon Hospice

We spoke to North Devon Hospice to understand how HealthRoster and SafeCare support workforce management and their clinical services. North Devon Hospice provides specialist palliative care and support to the…
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August 24, 2021

The importance of bringing medic expertise into rostering teams when implementing medical rostering

Laura Green, Senior Workforce Project Manager at James Paget University Hospitals NHS Trust, writes: At a recent study day about implementing medical rostering, I discussed the importance of having the support of…
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April 23, 2021

Pro-Tips for Bank Staff Fulfillment

Sade White, Customer Success Team Lead at Allocate Software writes about bank staff fulfillment: Before joining Allocate I worked in an NHS Bank Office, so one of my favourite topics…
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March 25, 2021

The 5 most common myths about temporary staffing

Leigh Malyon, Head of Medics and 247Time, Allocate Software writes: Over the years in both my role at Allocate and within the NHS, I’ve come across many misconceptions and myths,…
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March 22, 2021

5 practical rostering considerations for improving safe staffing levels | UK View

Lyn McIntyre MBE, UK Director of Healthcare, writes: Clinical teams and leaders continue to strive towards the ultimate safe staffing goal - to achieve the right number of staff and…
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March 19, 2021

What a privilege: My experience as a vaccinator volunteer

Harriet Mackie, Marketing Campaign Executive at Allocate Software and St John Ambulance Volunteer, writes: Luckily, as Allocate provide workforce software to the NHS and various other key worker organisations when…
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March 1, 2021

ONE WORKFORCE: Connected by technology, united through care

Professor Martin Elliott, Chief Medical Officer at Allocate Software, writes: The era of the single, heroic physician is long gone. We work in teams, and teams change as medicine progresses.…
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February 18, 2021

Sustainability for the Covid-19 Vaccine Delivery Programme

Rupert Clarke, Programme Director at Allocate Software, writes: The UK Covid-19 vaccination programme continues to gather pace. As I write this post more than 15 million people have received at…
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February 18, 2021

CloudStaff: Safeguarding a Sustainable Vaccine Delivery Programme

Collaborative banks are not as tricky to set-up as perhaps people once imagined. A vaccination specific collaborative bank can be launched across nominated organisations in less than two weeks, utilising…
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February 15, 2021

Wage accessibility plays a key part in shift fulfilment and staff financial wellbeing

COVID 19 has been the biggest challenge to hit the NHS since its creation in 1948. Amongst the many challenges faced as a result of the pandemic, adequate staffing has…
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February 12, 2021

Sustainability for the Covid-19 Vaccine Delivery Programme

Rupert Clarke, Programme Director at Allocate Software, writes: The UK Covid-19 vaccination programme continues to gather pace. As I write this post more than 15 million people have received at…
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December 10, 2020

Healthcare workers may wait up to 6 weeks between Dec/Jan paydays

Extended economic downturn after two national lockdowns and a potential 6 weeks between December and January paydays means increased financial pressure for your staff. Most NHS staff will be paid…
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December 8, 2020

How technology has underpinned NHS Covid-19 operation

How technology has underpinned NHS Covid-19 operation Leigh Malyon, Head of Medics from Allocate looks at how workforce management software has enabled healthcare teams to take a proactive approach to…
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November 24, 2020

Allocate extends its impact on absence management by welcoming FirstCare to its Allocate Connect partner eco-system

Further boost for NHS interoperability goals crucial for safeguarding of healthcare’s safety and efficiency 16 November 2020 – Allocate Software is pleased to announce a new ‘Allocate Connect’ partnership with…
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November 11, 2020

Time for NHS Staff to focus on self-compassion

Allocate spoke to Dr Marti Balaam, Senior Teaching Fellow in Nursing Studies and Lead for Professionalism and Wellbeing at the University of Edinburgh Medical School and Director/Founder of The Compassion…
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November 4, 2020

Letterkenny University Hospitals: Implementing eRostering in Ireland and the Covid-19 Impact

On Tuesday 8th September, Joe Conway – Ireland Account Manager from Allocate Software hosted a webinar – ‘Improving staff management and work-life balance’ with Letterkenny University Hospital. Throughout the webinar,…
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October 23, 2020

Supporting organisations to achieve medical workforce efficiencies

Following the launch of the new Medics Accelerator Programme, which aims to support an organisation’s e-Rostering and medical workforce teams in improving the daily use of eRota, eJobPlan, MedicOnDuty and…
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October 16, 2020

Temporary staffing and BankStaff+

We know agency use is unavoidable, but by optimising your bank solution to cover the management of your all temporary staff groups you can build resilience by growing your internal…
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October 5, 2020

Allocate launches 4-month Here to Help Medics Accelerator Programme for customers

Customers of Allocate Software are invited to take part in a new 4-month Here to Help Medics Accelerator Programme, designed specifically for the e-Rostering workforce. The programme, which is launching…
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September 29, 2020

Pathways to Agency Success

On Wednesday 2 September 2020, Allocate hosted a webinar with speakers John Webster, 247Time Product Manager, and Katie Milligan, Customer Success Analyst. The aim of the webinar was to share…
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September 22, 2020

Allocate’s complimentary agency assessments – helping trusts to save £130 million in agency staffing costs

Following the recent release of our agency insights and our early September webinar, where we explored agency behaviours and how to deliver better outcomes, we decided to talk to Hannah…
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July 29, 2020

How technology is driving an evolution in healthcare learning and development

Covid-19 caused wide-scale disruption within health and care, revealing the skills of its workforce to be more vital than ever. This disruption has seen positive changes in the way trusts…
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March 20, 2020

Join a webinar delivered with Allocate and NHS England & NHS Improvement on absence reporting for COVID sickness

Following the communication on the 20th March from the Chief People Officer for NHS England and NHS Improvement we would like to invite customers to join a 30 minute webinar…
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March 10, 2020

Engaging and digitally enabling your people to solve the workforce crisis

People are the most valuable asset in healthcare. Anyone that works in healthcare shows dedication and commitment day in day out to provide excellent care for patients. But we know…
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February 28, 2020

The role of Virtual and Augmented Reality in Healthcare Learning Technologies

Over the past 20 years, significant progress has been made in Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) technologies. They are increasingly being used in real-world applications as their versatility…
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February 28, 2020

Time is Tik-Toking on learning and training technology

Learning is rapidly changing with digital natives informally innovating the workforce as they enter it. As such, virtual, social and e-learning are all staking a claim on the market, as…
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February 25, 2020

The future of digital healthcare and its impact on learning and development

Shona Blackhall, Product Manager, Allocate Learning & Development, writes: Last year, the TOPOL Review highlighted the need to prepare the healthcare workforce for a digital future. It identified a need…
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February 19, 2020

Read now: Allocate Software reports on first year under joint Vista/Hg ownership

Today TechMarketView has published an article looking at Allocate Software's first year under joint Vista/Hg ownership following the publication of its FY19 results. Click here to read the full article.…
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October 30, 2019

Flexibility: the key to a sustainable workforce

In this month's Hospital Times, Lyn McIntyre MBE, UK Director of Healthcare, writes about flexibility in the workforce. We have reproduced the article below, and you can download a PDF…
Blog
April 1, 2019

Find out how Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust now has greater control and visibility over its agency workforce

We are delighted to be hosting our next Study Day at Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in April and I’m personally looking forward to hearing from the Flexible Workforce…
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March 26, 2019

Why we must change traditional work patterns and increase flexibility to help overcome the workforce challenge

Michael Brown, Area Wide Staff Bank Manager for NHS Forth Valley shares his thoughts on tackling workforce challenges ahead of the Global Healthcare Workforce Crisis panel session at the BMJ…
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December 13, 2018

The importance of culture and behaviours – The dynamics behind effective assurance

This is the fourth in a series of blogs on governance and the benefits of mechanised assurance. The content is taken from a Good Governance Institute whitepaper, developed with Allocate with…
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November 22, 2018

Assurance in the NHS: box ticking or quality improvement?

This is the third in a series of blogs on governance and the benefits of mechanised assurance. The content is taken from a Good Governance Institute whitepaper, developed with Allocate with…
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November 7, 2018

Where does assurance fit in?

This is the second in a series of blogs on governance and the benefits of mechanised assurance. The content is taken from a Good Governance Institute whitepaper, developed with Allocate with…
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November 2, 2018

The NHS can only meet is cost savings and improvement targets if it gets to grips with the professionalisation of roster administrators

It is widely acknowledged that effective workforce optimisation is a critical success factor in the direction of travel set out by the NHS Five Year Forward View and the implementation…
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September 28, 2018

Exception reporting, what can we learn from the data?

The system of exception reporting outlined in the 2016 junior doctor contract ensures that departures from planned working hours, working pattern or access to planned training opportunities are recorded. The BMA, Royal…
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September 3, 2018

Governance: what is it all about?

This is the first in a series of blogs on governance and the benefits of mechanised assurance. The content is taken from a Good Governance Institute whitepaper, developed with Allocate with…
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June 7, 2018

Total Workforce Visibility has huge advantages to care and is within easy reach for most organisations

I wish I’d had a pound for every time someone told me they would like to see exactly which staff are onsite at a given precise moment. Operations directors, senior…
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May 24, 2018

The surprising benefits to performance that mechanising assurance can bring

The Good Governance Institute (GGI) has been working in collaboration with Allocate Software to explore how mechanised assurance can help to improve the performance of NHS organisations, considering both the…
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February 27, 2018

Assurance in Health and Care matters more today than it has at any other point

In a previous role I spent my days understanding, and talking, about governance, risk and compliance (GRC) in healthcare. It was like an unofficial apprenticeship and I was fortunate enough…
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February 20, 2018

5 Characteristics of Effective eRostering

Over the past few months I have been reflecting on the characteristics of effective eRostering. Below are five characteristics I most commonly see in organisations that are realising the benefits…
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January 4, 2018

Winter Pressure | Here to help with current demand and workforce challenge

Many NHS organisations are facing significant demand pressure since the New Year bank holiday, as outlined in our email sent on the 20th December we are committed to supporting our customers through…
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December 21, 2017

When the going gets tough, the app gets going: operational realities in doctors workforce deployment

Making better use of our time is, we are told, the answer to most if not all of life’s daily challenges. There is hardly a problem to be faced that…
Compliance & Assurance
December 8, 2017

Improving hospital performance through up-to-date assurance systems

Allocate Software and the Good Governance Institute (GGI) are currently working together to produce a collaborative white paper exploring how mechanised assurance can have a positive impact on the performance…
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October 30, 2017

Medic leave management: the critical link for improved service delivery

There is a long running argument that any leave management system is better than not having one at all.  This is perhaps true but other arguments suggest that it is even more critical to…
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October 22, 2017

There is more to the Allocate Awards than celebrating the individual Trust’s achievement of Workforce 2.0 Principles

Celebrating success is always important. Too often good work goes unnoticed. However equally important is the process of reflection, learning and sharing. This year's Allocate Awards saw sixty-six organisations take…
Customer Success
September 22, 2017

Tackling The Nurse Staffing Levels Act in Wales with inspiration from the UK’s biggest rostering conference

Efficient rostering has been at the forefront of operational discussions during recent years. The Lord Carter investigation highlighted that the variations in costs and practices, if addressed, could save the…
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August 15, 2017

New look Allocate Brand: Focusing on Allocate’s ‘Human Touch’

On the 16th August Allocate will launch its new look brand identity, we thought it would be great to speak with Dr Sati Sian, Allocate’s CEO about the new look and…
Medic & Science Workforce
April 6, 2017

Locum pay caps: it’s all about transparency in consultant staffing

There is a great deal of discussion and debate about staff shortages and this is not just about nurses, it is also particularly relevant at junior doctor and consultant level.…
Medic & Science Workforce
April 6, 2017

A Rota or Roster……What’s the difference anyway

“I have a roster so why do I need a rota?” says Jack the roster manager to medical staff manager Joan who in turn replies “I am not too bothered…
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March 22, 2017

A raw feel: What happens when CQC Inspection preparation uncovers a surprise?

Having worked with a variety of healthcare organisations and their Senior Management Teams (SMT) it is very clear to me that whatever the healthcare setting there is common ground underpinning the fabric…
Nurse & Care Workforce
February 20, 2017

Changing staff perceptions of monthly expenses

The last couple of years has heralded the rise of mobile Apps that are revolutionising healthcare. Many of these apps are driving transformation in the delivery of healthcare and making…
Medic & Science Workforce
February 16, 2017

How do you start to solve a problem like doctor burnout?

Doctors are universally recognised as healers. They reduce our pain, show empathy towards our worries and ‘fix’ us so that we can live our lives happily and healthily…but in the…
Medic & Science Workforce
February 16, 2017

Effective and efficient consultant job planning…is it really important to the NHS?

The NHS faces a particularly challenging period as it seeks to do more with the same or even less resources. In large part one of the key resources around which…
Nurse & Care Workforce
January 13, 2017

What does 2017 hold in store for NHS Workforce Management?

In many ways 2016 was another incredible year for policy around NHS staffing and it may provide all the clues we need about what to expect this year. You might…
Compliance & AssuranceCustomer Success
January 12, 2017

The proposed CQC changes to Key Lines of Enquiry (KLOEs) and how Allocate is keeping in touch with developments

As the CQC responds to the consultation on its strategy and looks to update their Key Lines of Enquiry (KLOEs), we closely monitor developments to ensure that they are adopted quickly.…
Medic & Science Workforce
January 12, 2017

MedicOnDuty’s almost hidden gem – iCal integration

One of the challenges when working shifts is planning your life around a variable work pattern. It can be a time consuming process copying your rota down into your personal…
Flow
January 5, 2017

RealTime Combined Referrals

RealTime's Combined Referral module has been updated and improved in version 6 to address the needs of today's integrated health and social care referral process.   The module design is based…
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December 14, 2016

Thinking the unthinkable – the seismic shifts underway to fix the agency crisis in the NHS

If you thought the agency cap was radical - think again, NHS leaders are cutting through years of received wisdom to tackle the agency spend problem in some surprising ways…
Case StudyCompliance & Assurance
December 8, 2016

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust: using HealthAssure for one consistent source of data for the whole organisation, enabling improvement over compliance and releasing time to care.

The reporting and resulting administration pressure on healthcare is higher than ever; yet  how is  great governance, assurance and compliance expected to come out of multiple reports, systems, paper forms,…
Compliance & Assurance
December 8, 2016

Guest blog: Lessons on how you self-regulate across a health economy vs a large trust

Allocate are proud to introduce guest blogger Andrew Corbett-Nolan, Chief Executive of Good Governance Institute. GGI support better governance practice to ensure organisations develop a focus on leadership and strategy.…
Flow
December 5, 2016

Patient flow principles new cure for NHS capacity issues?

The NHS continues doing the same things over and over again expecting different results. A new approach and radically different way of thinking is needed. This was the conclusion of…
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November 1, 2016

90 day Rapid Improvement programme

From the days of implementing e-rostering in a large acute hospital 10 years ago, I have been interested in using systems to support clinical quality, efficiency and staff experience -…
Nurse & Care Workforce
November 1, 2016

Approving rosters really matters…

I have never met a person who didn’t agree that approving rosters early is a good idea.  It is one of those things that when you discuss its importance everyone…
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October 12, 2016

Nuffield Trust Report Calls for Better Use of Real Time Data

Real time data rather than a “midnight census” of empty beds could help trusts tackle flow problems and reduce delays for patients, a report from the Nuffield Trust has said. Counting beds at midnight…
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October 5, 2016

The Future of Discharge Planning

Allocate have taken discharge planning and capacity management to a new level with the latest release of their proven patient flow product RealTime.  Putting the power into the hands of Trusts,…
Customer SuccessNurse & Care Workforce
August 10, 2016

Spot light on: Rostering Complex Areas training course

Sometimes we come across an area that is a little different, a little more complex, and that might like to view and manage their rosters in a different way.  They…
Customer SuccessNurse & Care Workforce
August 10, 2016

What is the Allocate Academy?

It is our experience that having well trained expert administrators, and highly trained users of our software with a good understanding or related processes, is essential for ensuring ongoing benefits…
Customer Success
August 10, 2016

HealthRoster time saving practical hints & tips for users

Practical hints and tips from the Allocate Customer Success team From Dean Vincent, Customer Success Analyst Create ward/unit skills and assign to shifts within the demand template, and to appropriate bank…
Customer SuccessFeatured
August 10, 2016

Trainer blog: tips for a successful HealthRoster ACP Assessment

The HealthRoster ACP Assessment is not as hard as some may make out. Like all test environments it’s all in the preparation.  It’s no good simply knowing what certain functionalities…
Customer SuccessNurse & Care Workforce
August 10, 2016

Allocate Certified Specialist (ACS) certification

The Allocate Certified Specialist (ACS)  certification is the next step in terms of progression from Allocate Certified Professional (ACP). It is suitable for administrators with an advanced level of knowledge,…
Case StudyNurse & Care Workforce
August 10, 2016

6 HealthRoster users describe their accreditation journey to become Allocate Certified Professional’s (ACP)

The exam, the benefits, and some advice from our recently accredited ACP customers: “I like having an official certificate proving my expertise in HealthRoster to display on my wall and…
Compliance & AssuranceCustomer SuccessMedic & Science WorkforceNurse & Care Workforce
August 3, 2016

Allocate Awards – a look back at 2015

With the 2016 Awards now open for nominations we take a look back at 2015's ceremony and the winners - it could be you this year but you have to be in it to…
Compliance & Assurance
July 22, 2016

Regulation news and updates

Highlights from CQC, NICE, Department of Health, NHS England, HSJ, Monitor/NHS Improvement CQC general update CQC have started to use a prototype report looking at how it will assess the…
Compliance & Assurance
July 21, 2016

CQC Inspections – tips from recent conferences

Outstanding CQC Inspections Conference – London, June 2016 Allocate Software sponsored the recent event Outstanding CQC Inspections in Hospitals. There were many speakers including the CEO of Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation…
Case StudyCompliance & Assurance
July 20, 2016

Managing CAS alerts at Kettering

Chris Sawyer, Health and Safety Manager at Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, tells us about managing CAS alerts at Kettering; why they partnered with Allocate to develop the CASAssure system; some of the functionality and benefits. "Kettering…
Case StudyCompliance & AssuranceCustomer Success
July 20, 2016

Using HealthAssure as a project & assurance tool at a CCG

By Sarah, Programme Support Officer NHS North Derbyshire Clinical Commissioning Group.  North Derbyshire CCG provides medical services for 36 practices with a registered population of 290,198. "The Project Management Office (PMO) was established…
Compliance & AssuranceCustomer Success
July 20, 2016

More than Software – Customer Success

Many of us will have had that sinking feeling when we buy or are asked to use a new piece of software: the features sound great, it looks good and…
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December 20, 2023

5 Key Considerations for Harnessing Student Placement Capacity to Increase Productivity at your Organisation

With the publication of the NHS Long Term Workforce Plan in June 2023, capacity and productivity has been a key topic within workforce planning across the NHS. Rose Hagreen (Head…
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September 21, 2022

10% Agency Reduction Target? Time to go ‘Back to Basics’ LP

It is late 2001. I am in my earlyish twenties, and I am sitting in an office somewhere in South Manchester. I am talking to a lady, let’s call her…
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September 20, 2022

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Allocate eCommunity

You always manage to surprise me with the variety of questions you ask me in Allocate eCommunity conversations and demos. Not that it’s a bad thing. I like to think…
BlogMedic & Science WorkforceNurse & Care Workforce
December 1, 2021

Compassionate Rosters & Rotas | Myth Busting and Practical Steps

Staff vacancy rates, burnout, patient waiting times and hospital bed occupancies are collectively putting an unprecedented degree of pressure on the health service. That’s prior to any Autumn/winter trends on…
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November 22, 2021

Policy Management Software Vs SharePoint: The Pros and Cons

Policies and procedures are the fibres that hold healthcare organisations together, they streamline and standardise daily operational activities, create efficiencies and enable smooth operations. Each organisation has unique policies and…
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November 22, 2021

Is your Intranet good enough for Policy Management?

Many healthcare organisations that are still using their Intranet for policy management are experiencing what we call "policy chaos". Policy chaos is a state of disorganisation and disarray, where policies…
BlogMedic & Science WorkforceNurse & Care Workforce
October 8, 2021

The need for care providers to diversify recruitment sources | Learnings from international leaders

Allocate Software spoke to Neil Eastwood, international speaker on care worker recruitment and retention, Founder and CEO of Care Friends (Global) and author of ‘Saving Social Care’, and Ross Bell,…
BlogMedic & Science WorkforceNurse & Care Workforce
September 24, 2021

The three phases of retention | Learnings from international leaders on improving staff retention in social care

Allocate Software spoke to Neil Eastwood, international speaker on care worker recruitment and retention, Founder and CEO of Care Friends (Global) and author of ‘Saving Social Care’, and Ross Bell,…
BlogMedic & Science WorkforceNurse & Care Workforce
September 17, 2021

Workforce challenges in social care | Learnings from international leaders

Allocate Software spoke to Neil Eastwood, international speaker on care worker recruitment and retention, Founder and CEO of Care Friends (Global) and author of ‘Saving Social Care’, and Ross Bell, Director…
BlogMedics Monthly Roundup
May 29, 2024

Medics Monthly Round Up | May 2024

Don’t want to miss an update? Sign up to our monthly round ups and get it straight to your inbox. Last month we launched our new Medics User Group (MUG), which saw…
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April 24, 2024

Medics Monthly Round Up | April 2024

Don’t want to miss an update? Sign up to our monthly round ups and get it straight to your inbox. April saw our first Medics User Group gather together to discuss all…
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March 22, 2024

Medics Monthly Round Up | March 2024

March has been all about customer events. Read this month’s Round Up to discover about our recent Assure Appraisal Network event, and our upcoming Medics User Group and Focus Groups.…
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February 22, 2024

Medics Monthly Round Up | February 2024

Our February edition of the Medics Monthly Round Up is filled with information of how you can get involved with our new User Group and Networks, as well as information…
BlogMedics Monthly Roundup
January 24, 2024

Medics Monthly Round Up | January 2024

It’s our first edition of 2024. In this Round Up, we share highlights from our recent Medics Rostering Focus Group, provide an update on Assure Appraisal and share our latest…
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December 12, 2023

Medics Monthly Round Up | December 2023

Our December edition wraps up the year with our look back on what has been happening in the world of medical workforce management. Plus keep reading to discover our new…
BlogMedics Monthly Roundup
November 23, 2023

Medics Monthly Round Up | November 2023

In our November edition, we have a round up of the latest product news, a recap on available courses surrounding medics workforce management, and your invite to our latest network…
BlogMedics Monthly Roundup
October 24, 2023

Medics Monthly Roundup | October 2023

October has been a busy month in the world of Medics Workforce Management. From our annual People Summit and attending NAMPS, to more Community Catch Ups and new resources, we…
BlogMedics Monthly Roundup
September 25, 2023

Medics Monthly Roundup | September 2023

Don’t want to miss any updates? Sign up to our monthly updates and get them straight to your inbox. We’ve made some major updates to Allocate JobPlan and Allocate Rota…
Compliance & Assurance
December 8, 2017

Improving hospital performance through up-to-date assurance systems

Allocate Software and the Good Governance Institute (GGI) are currently working together to produce a collaborative white paper exploring how mechanised assurance can have a positive impact on the performance…
Compliance & AssuranceCustomer SuccessNurse & Care Workforce
March 22, 2017

A raw feel: What happens when CQC Inspection preparation uncovers a surprise?

Having worked with a variety of healthcare organisations and their Senior Management Teams (SMT) it is very clear to me that whatever the healthcare setting there is common ground underpinning the fabric…
Compliance & AssuranceCustomer Success
January 12, 2017

The proposed CQC changes to Key Lines of Enquiry (KLOEs) and how Allocate is keeping in touch with developments

As the CQC responds to the consultation on its strategy and looks to update their Key Lines of Enquiry (KLOEs), we closely monitor developments to ensure that they are adopted quickly.…
Case StudyCompliance & Assurance
December 8, 2016

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust: using HealthAssure for one consistent source of data for the whole organisation, enabling improvement over compliance and releasing time to care.

The reporting and resulting administration pressure on healthcare is higher than ever; yet  how is  great governance, assurance and compliance expected to come out of multiple reports, systems, paper forms,…
Compliance & Assurance
December 8, 2016

Guest blog: Lessons on how you self-regulate across a health economy vs a large trust

Allocate are proud to introduce guest blogger Andrew Corbett-Nolan, Chief Executive of Good Governance Institute. GGI support better governance practice to ensure organisations develop a focus on leadership and strategy.…
Compliance & AssuranceCustomer SuccessMedic & Science WorkforceNurse & Care Workforce
August 3, 2016

Allocate Awards – a look back at 2015

With the 2016 Awards now open for nominations we take a look back at 2015's ceremony and the winners - it could be you this year but you have to be in it to…
Compliance & Assurance
July 22, 2016

Regulation news and updates

Highlights from CQC, NICE, Department of Health, NHS England, HSJ, Monitor/NHS Improvement CQC general update CQC have started to use a prototype report looking at how it will assess the…
Compliance & Assurance
July 21, 2016

CQC Inspections – tips from recent conferences

Outstanding CQC Inspections Conference – London, June 2016 Allocate Software sponsored the recent event Outstanding CQC Inspections in Hospitals. There were many speakers including the CEO of Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation…
Case StudyCompliance & Assurance
July 20, 2016

Managing CAS alerts at Kettering

Chris Sawyer, Health and Safety Manager at Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, tells us about managing CAS alerts at Kettering; why they partnered with Allocate to develop the CASAssure system; some of the functionality and benefits. "Kettering…

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